Year 6 Teacher & Upper KS2 Phase Leader
Currently recruiting for a Year 6 Teacher & Upper KS2 Phase Leader to join us from September 2017.
Salary: Inner London Scale MPS/UPS plus TLR 2B
Required: From September 2017
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: London Borough of Lewisham, London
Closing Date: Tuesday 9th May 2017 - 9am
We are looking for a Year 6 Teacher to take on additional responsibility as Upper Key Stage 2 Phase Leader to join our friendly and sociable team. This post requires a dynamic and positive teacher who has consistently performed at an exceptional level throughout their career within education. The ideal candidate will possess an innate talent to motivate and inspire those around them and who demonstrates an exemplary standard of practice that others within the phase would aspire to follow. They would be an adept communicator who adapts the curriculum, leads training projects and devises phase initiatives.
St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 3 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is'let your light shine' and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefitting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.
The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, determined about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to demonstrate excellent teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
- Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
- A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
- Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
- A fully equipped gym and fitness suite which is well used by staff and supporters of the Cycle to Work Scheme
We welcome visits to our school prior to application .To apply please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at or you can contact Ben on for further information. Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthews Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.You can also visit http:// for more information.
St Matthew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Full DBS and reference checks are made for all posts. This post is also exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. St Matthew Academy is an Equal opportunity employer.
Benjamin Evans c/o St Matthews Academy,
St Joseph's Vale - Blackheath, London SE3 0XX